Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics66.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive80.1% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VII HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150326
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 05:27
Run Duration177 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-4790K-$326
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 132
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 485
QC Float 478
QC Mixed 485
109% 483 Pts
MC Int 651
MC Float 693
MC Mixed 679
101% 674 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$260
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
66.6% Good
Lighting 204
Reflection 188
Parallax 205
63% 199 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 192
Splatting 141
69% 161 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB-$199
66GB free
Firmware: X21200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
80.1% Excellent
Read 501
Write 355
Mixed 406
93% 421 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 16
124% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 31.2
DQ Write 95.4
DQ Mixed 14
25% 46.8 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$38
86GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
Read 165
Write 165
Mixed 137
117% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.84
4K Mixed 0.23
85% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
56GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
Read 142
Write 140
Mixed 127
102% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 2.25
4K Mixed 0.31
110% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 107%
WD My Passport 0820 1TB
491GB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
21.3% Poor
Read 41.1
Write 41.1
Mixed 40.7
53% 41 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 2.03
4K Mixed 0.25
80% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 21.3%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
48.2% Average
MC Read 16.4
MC Write 15.9
MC Mixed 13.5
44% 15.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 17.6
SC Mixed 15.7
46% 16.1 GB/s
Latency 49.2
81% 49.2 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical MAXIMUS VII HERO Builds (Compare 4,860 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $873
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